Oscar de la Renta, Who Clothed Stars and Became One, Dies at 82
By CATHY HORYN and ENID NEMY , 2014-10-21
Mr. de la Renta dressed the wives of American presidents and socialites, but it was Hollywood glitz that defined him for a new age and a new customer.
Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K.
By PAUL KRUGMAN , 2014-10-20
It comes down to this: Amazon has too much power, and it is abusing it.
Protests Greet Met Opera’s Premiere of ‘Klinghoffer’
By MICHAEL COOPER , 2014-10-21
The Metropolitan Opera’s first performance of “The Death of Klinghoffer” was disrupted twice, but both protesters were ushered out.
Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live
By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER , 2014-10-20
Section: The Upshot
More young people are moving to the very heart of cities, even in economically troubled places like Buffalo and Cleveland.
Life in Quarantine for Ebola Exposure: 21 Days of Fear and Loathing
By KEVIN SACK, JACK HEALY and FRANCES ROBLES , 2014-10-19
The number of people who have locked themselves away, either under government orders or voluntarily, has grown well beyond those who lived with and cared for the first Ebola victim in Dallas.
Police Officer in Ferguson Is Said to Recount a Struggle
By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, MATT APUZZO and JULIE BOSMAN , 2014-10-18
The man who fatally shot a teenager in Missouri in August has told investigators that he feared for his life, according to officials.
Amid Assurances on Ebola, Obama Is Said to Seethe
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MARK LANDLER , 2014-10-18
President Obama has assured the public that the government’s response was adequate. But he has also quietly faulted the handling as “not tight.”
To Siri, With Love
By JUDITH NEWMAN , 2014-10-19
Section: Fashion & Style
How one 13-year-old boy with autism became B.F.F.’s with Apple’s Siri
Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?
By HEATHER HAVRILESKY , 2014-10-19
Easy, convenient forms of exercise have been abandoned for grueling, ultra-competitive conditioning programs like CrossFit.
At the Vatican, a Shift in Tone Toward Gays and Divorce
By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO and LAURIE GOODSTEIN , 2014-10-14
In remarkably conciliatory language, a synod of bishops appeared to reflect the more tolerant and inclusive direction Pope Francis has set for the church.